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Mazda groups suite of new technologies under the "SkyActiv" umbrella

by Jonathon Ramsey (RSS feed) on Oct 21st, 2010 at 10:31AM

Perhaps Mazda was given a chance to play with Mercedes-Benz's nomenclature machine, but the Japanese firm has adjusted the name of its Sky technologies to SkyActiv. These represent the updated components that will appear in Mazda's next generation of cars, and represent six particular advances, from engines to bodyshells. The engines formerly known as Sky-D (diesel) and Sky-G (gas) will be the first to contribute to what Mazda calls "sustainable ZoomZoom." The clean diesel lump has a compression ratio of 14.0:1, touted as the lowest in the world, while the DI gasoline engine has the... Read More

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